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conflicting adj
1 in disagreement; "the figures are at odds with our findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley [syn: at odds(p), contradictory, self-contradictory]
2 on bad terms; "they were usually at odds over politics"; "conflicting opinions" [syn: at odds(p)]

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English

Adjective

  1. Striking, or dashing together; fighting; contending; struggling to resist and overcome.
  2. Being in opposition; contrary; contradictory.
    In the absence of all conflicting evidence.

Verb

conflicting
  1. present participle of conflict

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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